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Can a person be charged with delivery of controlled substance within 1000 feet of a funeral home?

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original charge was delivery of controlled substance 1000 feet within a church...the actually spot that was named in charge was checked out by an individual and its not a chuch its a funeral home...can that person still be charged with 1000 feet within church?

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  1. They can be charged but their attorney can address the issue at trial.

  2. Charged, yes. It will be the task of the defense attorney to oppose the charge based in the actual facts or the interpretation of the facts in the case.

    Of course, every answer is based on the question asked and requires a more complete context. This answer should not be relied upon to make a legal decision. Seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney before acting. Law Offices of Raymond G. Wigell, Ltd. Defenders of the Constitution since 1975/ Aggressive Creative Defense Strategies/ Website: 24/7 --(708) 481-4800.

  3. The charging per se is possible yet, an effective defense argument to reduce the above to a lesser criminal offense should be done in court by an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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  4. Being charged and being convicted are two different things. The police do not require state's attorney approval to file charges in drug cases. You will be entitled to both a preliminary hearing, and if there's a finding of probable cause, a trial by judge or jury. An experienced criminal defnese attorney will know how to handle the case with these facts. Most of us provide free consultations.

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